Extended unemployment benefits temporarily expired Mondayfollowing the Senate's decision to take its spring recess without approving aone-month deadline extension.

The extension, which will cost around $10 billion, was held upby Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., who, according to CNN, said no until the costs are offset.

"The Oklahoma senator objected to a commonly usedunanimous-consent agreement to pass the bill under emergencyconditions, even if it increases the federal deficit. Coburn wantsto eliminate additional government spending to pay for the bill,"writes Brianna Keilar, CNN.

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